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right now, live at five,black and hispanic students in iowa city tell their district, they're being treated tell their district they're being treated differently in schools. that story in just a moment. it was a picture-perfect day to start the week. what the future holds with terry. >> in fact we had an 82 degrees high. that's well above normal for this time of year. south breeze. pretty gusty out. there to the west of us watching a front and that will bring some clouds in here during the evening hours and eventually a chance for some showers not much on the radar now but out to the west of us, i can see some rain beginning to approach western iowa. these showers are light and scattered. at 8:00 nothing in our area. we get to midnight. you can see a few showers showing up. heavier activity stays once
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counties. even that's not expected to be overly heavy. clouds will be around tomorrow and some wildly scattered showers. nothing that's going to produce those rains we've seen in the past week. it does call for temperatures to start at about 6 2. we'll be back to 72 and not much sunshine expected. on the light side. >> thank you. prolive remains a stabt -- cbs 2 news reporter is live in iowa city to explain what students, parents and district administrators are saying about the current climate in the classroom. connor? >> reporter: oui just a few weeks into the school year but the district has its
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fairness in the classroom. kingsley:"when you break it down from our students of color, it can be around 70, low 80 percent. that's problematic from that standpoint."the results of the district's annual climate survey may offer explanations annual climate survey may offer explanations on why minorities are graduating at a lower rate. >> looking a what our students are saying we have to believe them. we have to believe that is their perspective and realit climate survey, it teachers don't reflect the student body that they're meant to inspire. roughly 30% of students are minorities compared to 5.78% of teachers. ruthina: "it's just a little concerning that even having a child in the district, she's only had one non-white teacher her whole career. she's now a junior."parents and administrators say students benefit from mentors they relate to racially.ruthina: "i want them to see people like
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succeeding. they're actually having a positive impact on my life. i can actually step out there and do anything i put my mind to."kingsley: "we have to ensure that the culture and climate is conducive from students of all backgrounds to be able to achieve successfully in the school district. currently, i don't think we're there yet." i don't think we're there yet. >> i don't know what they can do to actually get people to come to iowa city and stay in iowa city. i just know it's something that, you know, they really need to resources into. >> coming up tomorrow on the cbs 2 news i will explain how the district plans to address those concerns going forward. covering the corridor in iowa city. connor morgan. cbs 2 news. in the midst of some tension relations one man says there might be more similarities between the two than you might think. a new plague in iowa city
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parallels. dora is here to explain what writer had in mind when he wrote black and blue. >> it centers aroundtwo chacialghts a white chicago police officer and an african-american man that was arrested ten years earlier. they have two different view and that makes for all these conflicts but shawn louis says as the audience gets an inside look they do have common ground. he says the idea came to him over the summer when police brutality was a topic. they say the play was a hard sell but encouragement from the public meant this was something they wanted to see. >> theater gives you an opportunity to not only see both sides of an issue but then to talk other audience members afterwards and i've been involved in original productions in the past that caused that to happen. >> you can catch the play on thursday through saturday up until the 25th of this month at the
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louis about the one thing he wants the audience to take away from the performance. we have new information today on a tragic story that we've been following. is concerns the student at jefferson high school in cedar rapids. we told you him on friday. as you know, the boy committed suicide outside of auditorium that morning before classes began. sadly he has since died. cbs 2 news generally does not report on suicides. response and the questions we received. jefferson - and a vigil and balloon release was held on friday night.we want to reiterate what you can do if you sense that a teenager, or anyone, is considering taking their own life.experts say the number one way to prevent suicide is to talk directly to the person suffering about your concerns.they say bringing it up does not mean that the person is more likely
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"sitting down with them in a gentle, very non-judgemental way, talking about their concerns. again, we recommend talking directly about suicide so there's no confusion about what you're asking. and you should not be concerned that asking about it is going to increase someones risk of suici" suicide."martels also says that any mention of suicide should be treated very seriously, no matter if the person has threatened it before.we have a link to the on our website - cbs -2- iowa dot com. students at u-n-i are gathering tonight to remember a classmate who lost his life over the weekend. 20-year-old nathan twedt was found dead just before eight o'clock saturday night in the iowa river. river.the johnson county sheriff's office is trying to determine ?how he ended up in the river.if you have any information that could help - you're asked to give them a call. again - his classmates are holding a vigil for nathan
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tower on campus. in a final vote today - linn county supervisors passed an ordinance to raise the minimum . wage.cbs 2 news reporter joe hua huisingaexplains where the attention is turning now, joe? the supervisors approved the ordinance 4 to 1.now an $8.25 minimum wage will take effect january first but some communities may not see the final results. the linn county wage will now increase by a dollar each year up to 10.25 in 20-19supervisor brent oleson says the board made the vote because state legislators have refused to do anything for 10 years.now linn county communities have their own decision on weather to follow the ordinance or take their own steps to bypass the change. 23;56;57;21 hiawatha has been the most courageous one that have said that because theres a lot of businesses in their community that already pay around $10 and above that they'd be willing to go see the ordinance through. other communities like cedar rapids and marion may be only signal
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are waiting to see what the legislature might do 18 18coming up on the cbs 2 news at six we talk with marion and cedar rapids leaders about their minimum wage concerns jh, cbs 2 news live at five. covering the corridor. >> more nfl players are protesting the national anthem. showing solidarity with 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick and causing a lot of controversy. he says he will not stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that he impress -- oppresses black people. almost 80 years ago herbert hoover signs to make it a the national anthem. during the civil war union soldiers used to resite it. whoever did not was considered a traitor. >> the idea was that if you
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north then you were considered a traitor and, you know, this song is not for you. this song is for you. you don't abide by the ideas of what the united states of america is all about. the lyrics can be changed at any time but that it's not likely to happen. . >> we have a lovely beginning to the workweek. let's see what we can expect looking forward to the weekend. >> this one went by for me. >> it did, didn't it? >> game. some great weather coming up but some showers in the forecast later tonight and during the day tomorrow. so that'll be the bad weather for this week. a little more to start the weekend and things better for saturday and sundayful
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump says he alone can fix the problems we face. well i don't believe that's how you get things done in our country. it takes democrats and republicans working together. that's how we got health care for 8 million kids. rebuilt new york city after 9/11.
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that's how you solve problems and that's what i'll do as president. if you have to go to work on monday at least you get a nice drive there. >> oh, yes. >> it was gorgeous on the way
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do. going to school or whatever it might be. this weather is going away tomorrow. we get clouds and showers back in the forecast. >> oh, no. >> it will be a light rain and won't be around more than a day and get better through the middle of the week. 80 degrees our current temperature. and brandon in the weather office tells me a gust of 29 miles an hour this afternoon. so the breezy conditions with a southwte many parts of eastern iowa. the dewpoint not too bad. as we take a look from around the midwest you can see that even all the way up it minneapolis the temperature reached 81 this afternoon. there's la crosse at 82. on the other side of the front, a whole different story. temperatures in plain states in the 60ed around here and sioux fall, south dakota.
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us tonight. in advance of that those southernerly winds trying to -- right along and behind the front is where we see some showers. those will be in the forecast for later on tonight. for the moment we're high and dry here in central and eastern iowa. way out to the west the first signs of some showers approaching the western iowa border. these are a long ways away. it will be several hours before they enter our western countries. some nice conditions in eastern iowa with no threat of any rain through midnight from the looks of things. that's 7:00. shows a few showers trying to get going way out to the north and west of to us but holding out of our area at 9:00. that's the case at 11:00. after midnight here come a few light showers beginning to show up in our western counties. nothing very impressive. a little bit in our northern counties. around 2:00 and 3:00. some more showers starting to
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increase a little bit in the morning. late tonight and into tomorrow morning. but overall, it does not appear that we'll see much in the way of heavy rain and after the showers start to break up tomorrow morning not looking for too much in the way of rain tomorrow afternoon. tomorrow's the actual temperatures go it's mild around eastern iowa. temperatures range from 77 in dubuque. so there's a our weather system to the west of us. as that starts to us, you can see right along the front. we get some showers to develop. some of those in here tomorrow. by the time we get to the afternoon issue the front will start moving out of eastern iowa. clearing out the skies and bringing us some real nice weather then for wednesday and thursday. tomorrow though temperatures will be down quite a bit at 3:00. we're only looking for a reading of 69. that's compared to the 80s today. and you'll notice too the dewpoint start to fall to
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39 in sioux falls. once that fall cleers us tomorrow afternoon, much drier air expected for the middle. weekend with our temperatures back around the upper 60s to lower 70s. tonight though, the clouds be on the increase and some scattered showers are expected. low temperatures holds hold in about 60 to 64. and for tomorrow quite a few clouds around. some scattered showers but i think there'll be quite a few dry hours upper 60s in the far north. maybe as warm as 76 down around the washington area. our extended forecast here as much better day on wednesday. low 70s for a high then. thursday looks nice at 74. should bring some showers into the area. by the weekend we're back into some sunshine and comfortable temperatures. not like what we experienced.
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are boo intieking this is a live look at there's more news ahead when live at 5 continues on cbs 2. 2."cbs 2 news connects with the corridor.call us -- 1-800- 222-kganemail us -- news @ cbs2iowa.comconnect with us on facebook -- faceok (track)caroline graziano remembers the first time she held a gun in her hands(sot - from caroline, clip 5)00:15:00 - 00:26:18i got my first bb gun from my dad when i was five.(nats - more gun shots)(sot - caroline from clip 5)and i remember, i was at my grandparents' house, and i remember opening it and just having the biggest smile on my face.(track)caroline is 17 years old now.. and as you can see she's upgraded in her choice of weaponry.like most high school seniors, caroline
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looking at schools with the best food, football teams and greek life, caroline is looking at colleges that would allow her to legally carry a concealed handgun.(sot - caroline, clip 2)04:49:04 - 05:03:23i'd say i would definitely lean towards the school with concealed carry, as long as everything else about the school, i like about it. a& just because i would feel safer on that campus. (track)there are ten states that allow students at public universities to carry concealed handguns on campus, though some of them have limitations on who can carry.. and where.there are another 10 states where the law strictly on campuses. the rest leave it up to schools to decide.but according to a 2015 gallup poll, 56 percent of americans think the country would be safer if more people were allowed to carry concealed weapons. but while some students are anxious to carry concealed weapons on campus, many are still against it.(3rd clip in gtown folder) yoel: 13:53:17:02- 13:53:20:22 guns have no place in university campuses.second clipcourtney: 13:49:38:09 i don't think that a university is a place for weapons, or guns.first clip vanessa: 47:24:29honestly i would feel very uncomfortable (track)caroline says she's
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option of carrying it when she goes off to college.a& with
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the wind brought water to prairie farms. then windmills went away, but the wind remained. chuck grassley thought it was time to bring the windmill back. without the grassley legislation, and his effective leadership, the wind energy industry would not have succeeded. these turbines don't just produce clean energy, they produce jobs. six thousand in iowa alone. google, facebook, microsoft and good paying manufacturing jobs have come to iowa for that energy. iowa produces more of its energy from wind than any other state.
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grassley works. i'm chuck grassley, and i approve this message. the fall season is the best for day trips and weekend get- aways, especially if you don't always travel by car. car.cbs 2 news anchor matt hammill takes us road tripping cbs 2 new anchor takes us road tripping to anamosa. >> reporter: it's a place that can get crazy on
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riders rolls into anamosa. people who might never go shopping anywhere else are here at one of the hottest destinations in town. >> anybody can buy a bike. but j and p is the place to make it your own. >> dreamed up in this garage with an old van to get to swap meets. they kick started a hobby that got way out of control. nearly 40 years later, bikers across the tbloab know source of parts and accessories in the world. harly, honda, indian, you could come here and build your own bike from the ground up. from rumbling exhaust systems to announce your arrival to hanger handlebars, cycle saddle bags and luggage. an expert tech support desk helps put it all together and they know many
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name. some are surprised to find all of this in anamosa but now it's on their bucket list. >> so from this corn field in iowa, j and p is a destination for people. not only for the fact that we carry the parts and accessories for every bike but also the fact that doesn't just out-fit the rides - but the riders too. (( 4:42:01 red headed biker rides but the riders too. bikers and leather go together like harly and davidson. and it's custom designs and patterns. some that might look a little fancy but still give you some attitude. class caps to go retro marlin brando and who knew there was bring for bikes. >> there's lot ofs bring in motorcycle riding. i don't think you can go down the highway without seeing a rider with bring.
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up, you have some place to go. that's being modest. they're open house parties are legendary. high flying extravaganzas as tens of thousands show up. it's a chance to see some of the coolest custom bikes around hang with friend, and have fun. while j and p recently moved part of it a more central location in kentucky, joe an says a lot of merchandise remains right here. they just signed a new 5-year lease at this cycle center isn't going anywhere. >> the j and p open house started here, originated here, it stays here. foreign raised and staying right here. we are road tripping on two wheels in app mow is
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. he's a race-baiting, xenophobic, religious bigot.
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i can't vote for donald trump given the things that he said. trump should not be supported. i believe he's disqualified himself to be president.
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some rain in the next 24 hours? >> later on tonight but i don't think before midnight. that's for sure. the evening hours are okay. no issues there. late tonight some scattered showers and most numerous towards morning as we go through tomorrow afternoon. they should start to move out pretty quickly. there could be a brief shower. more clouds than rain. and the temperatures will be cooler. we were at 82 today, tomorrow about 72 degrees. above normal to below normal for quickly. >> we do that a lot around here. >> especially around that the fall. things really start bouncing around. overall not a bad week.
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